Executive Council of Lagos State

Lagos State Executive Council
Cabinet of Lagos State
Date formed5 June 2019 (2019-06-05)
People and organisations
GovernorBabajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu
Deputy GovernorKadri Obafemi Hamzat
Member partyAll Progressives Congress
Status in legislatureAll Progressives Congress led
Opposition partyPeople's Democratic Party
Election(s)2019 Lagos State gubernatorial election
Legislature term(s)Lagos State House of Assembly

The Lagos State Executive Council (informally, the Cabinet of Lagos State) is the highest formal governmental body that plays important roles in the Government of Lagos State headed by the Governor of Lagos State. It consists of the Deputy Governor, Secretary to the State Government, Chief of Staff, Commissioners who preside over ministerial departments, and the Governor's special aides.


The Executive Council exists to advise and direct the Governor. Their appointment as members of the Executive Council gives them the authority to execute power over their fields.

Current cabinet

The current Executive Council is serving under the Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration who took office as the 15th Governor of Lagos State on 29 May 2019. In the months after the inauguration, Sanwo-Olu nominated various members of the Executive Council, mostly in batches on July 15 and August 13. On January 18, 2020, a small reshuffle was conducted which moved three Commissioners to new roles, moved two Special Advisers to become Commissioners, and appointed three new Commissioners.

Office Incumbent
Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu
Deputy Governor Kadri Obafemi Hamzat
Secretary to the State Government Folasade S. Jaji
Head of Service Hakeem Muri-Okunola
Chief of Staff Tayo Ayinde
Deputy Chief of Staff Gboyega Soyannwo
Commissioner of Agriculture Gbolahan Lawal
Commissioner of Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives Lola Akande
Commissioner of Economic Planning and Budget Sam Egube
Commissioner for Education Folashade Adefisayo
Commissioner for Water Resources and the Environment Tunji Bello
Commissioner of Energy and Mineral Resources Olalere Odusote
Commissioner of Establishment, Training and Pensions Ajibola Ponnle
Commissioner of Finance Rabiu Onaolapo Olowo
Commissioner of Health Akin Abayomi
Commissioner of Home Affairs Anofi Olanrewaju Elegushi
Commissioner of Housing Moruf Akinderu Fatai
Commissioner of Information and Strategy Gbenga Omotoso
Commissioner of Justice Moyo Onigbanjo
Commissioner of Local Government and Community Affairs Wale Ahmed
Commissioner of Physical Planning and Urban Development Idris Salako
Commissioner of Science and Technology Hakeem Popoola Fahm
Commissioner of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations Tayo Bamgbose-Martins
Commissioner of Tourism, Arts and Culture Uzamat Akinbile Yussuf
Commissioner of Transportation Frederic Oladeinde
Commissioner of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation Bolaji Dada
Commissioner of Youth and Social Development Segun Dawodu
Special Adviser for Agriculture Ruth Bisola Olusanya
Special Adviser for Arts & Culture Bonu Solomon Saanu
Special Adviser for Central Business Districts Oyerinde Olugbenga Olanrewaju
Special Adviser for Civic Engagement Aderemi Adebowale
Special Adviser for Commerce & Industries Oladele Ajayi
Special Adviser for Drainage & Water Resources Joe Igbokwe
Special Adviser for Education Tokunbo Wahab
Special Adviser for Housing Toke Benson-Awoyinka
Special Adviser for Innovation & Technology Tubosun Alake
Special Adviser on Political and Legislative Affairs Afolabi Ayantayo
Special Adviser for Sustainable Development Goals & Lagos Global Solape Hammond
Special Adviser for Transportation Oluwatoyin Fayinka
Special Adviser for Urban Development Ayuba Ganiu Adele
Special Adviser for Works & Infrastructure Aramide Adeyoye

See also

This page was last updated at 2022-09-08 08:44 UTC. Update now. View original page.

All our content comes from Wikipedia and under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.


If mathematical, chemical, physical and other formulas are not displayed correctly on this page, please useFirefox or Safari